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“A splendid book, written in a fresh and accessible way, which will grip anyone with the most superficial interest in the Famine years.” ―Irish Times

“Fascinating . . . finally draws attention to the people and the ships that defined a moment in Irish and American history.” ―Library Journal

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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Edward Laxton is of Irish descent. He was the news editor of England's Daily Express and Daily Mirror for nearly thirty years. The Famine Ships is his second book. He lives in England.

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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